Hangar

December 30, 2008 - 4:08am

The first private aircraft hangar certified to the platinum level by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system was unveiled last month at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, Calif. The hangar belongs to Avjet, a charter/management firm that also specializes in sales and acquisitions.

December 3, 2008 - 9:56am

The first private aircraft hangar certified to the platinum level by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system will be unveiled next Tuesday at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, Calif. The hangar belongs to Avjet, a charter/management firm that also specializes in sales and acquisitions.

December 2, 2008 - 4:28am

AMAC Aerospace, launched in July 2007, is ready for business in the first of two new hangars at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Switzerland.

According to CEO Heinz Köhli, the start-up maintenance, completion and refurbishment center officially opened its doors on November 11 but had already begun work on its first project, an Airbus A320 executive interior for a Middle East client.

November 12, 2008 - 10:12am

AMAC Aerospace, launched in July last year, is ready for business in the first of two new hangars at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Switzerland. According to CEO Heinz Köhli, the start-up maintenance, refurbishment and completion center officially opened its doors yesterday but had already begun work on its first product, an Airbus A320 executive interior for a Middle East client.

November 3, 2008 - 10:57am

Midcoast Aviation, with an eye to the burgeoning single-aisle bizliner completion business, has opened a new three-story, 146,000-sq-ft completion and refurbishment center. The structure features two 48,000-sq-ft bays, connected by a 36,000-sq-ft area, three-story center hangar core, as well as 14,000 sq ft of shop space.

October 27, 2008 - 11:39am

Lider Aviação, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, is investing $7 million in a new hangar at the Jacarepaguá Airport in Rio de Janeiro. The 45,000-square-foot facility is slated to be completed later this year and will house a factory-approved Bell and Helibrás/Eurocopter service center.

October 27, 2008 - 7:53am

Midcoast Aviation opened its newest hangar at St. Louis Downtown Airport last month. The $18.5 million 146,000-sq-ft facility is Midcoast’s largest and will accommodate 200 new employees within the first two years of operation. Midcoast will use the new hangar for green business jet completions.

October 6, 2008 - 8:11am

Midcoast Aviation, with an eye to the burgeoning narrowbody aircraft completion business, opened a new, three-story 146,000-sq-ft narrowbody completion and refurbishment hangar. The structure features two 48,000-sq-ft bays, connected by a 36,000-sq-ft, three-story center hangar core, as well as 14,000 sq ft of shop space.

September 5, 2008 - 6:37am

According to Jeff Zacharius, president of Savannah Air Center, the new 101,000-sq-ft completion hangar that opened in February is already at near capacity with a mix of 10 aircraft–Challenger 850s, Global 5000s and Global Express XRSes. All are part of green cabin completion work that now makes up a major portion of Savannah Air’s work.

September 4, 2008 - 7:00am

The Northeastern group of companies, which bills itself as a “specialty services operator” because it isn’t an FBO (no fuel service), is building a new hangar at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, N.Y. The most recent addition was a $4 million, 35,000-sq-ft hangar, and next year the company’s fourth hangar should open, adding another 35,000 sq ft of hangar and 17,500 sq ft of office and shop space to Northeastern’s 16-acre complex.

 
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